The pioneering spirit of the Event Planet leadership team is fuelled by four principled corporate values; integrity, originality, productivity and dependability.

Our award-winning directors, producers and event managers are recognised as one of Australia’s most creative and innovative event management teams. Collectively, we offer an unrivalled combination of national and international professional event management and live brand experience across a multitude of event types. Together, with the support of a dedicated full-time and in-house team of passionate and motivated individuals, plus our freelance counterparts, we deliver successful events that last long in the memory of our clients and their important guests.

 


amy-merriman


amy merriman
founder & managing director

Qualifications:
B. Commerce; Marketing, Finance, Commercial Law University of Sydney
Executive Education Program; Leading Professional Service Firms, Harvard Business School

Experience: 
Two decades working at the pinnacle of creative events and communications in Australia and abroad.

Specialties:
High level strategy and delivery, complex multi-stakeholder corporate and Government projects, quality assurance and team leadership.

Passionate about:
Commercialising client vision, creative and original solutions, and delivering success.

 


laura-sage


laura sage
general manager

Qualifications & Awards:
B. Design; Architecture & Landscape Architecture, Adelaide University
Certificate of Event Management, University of Technology, Sydney
The New Leadership Programme, Cambridge Judge Business School
Young Australian Event Manager of the Year, Australian Event Awards (2012)

Experience:
13 years designing and producing world-class events throughout Australia and the Asia Pacific Region.

Specialties:
Creativity and design, turning ideas into reality, team management.

Passionate about:
Designing unique event experiences that are joyous and make guests smile.


monique-ocallaghan


monique o’callaghan
production director

Qualifications & Awards:
B. Management; Tourism and Event Management, University of Technology, Sydney
Young Australian Event Manager of the Year, Australian Event Awards (2015)

Experience:
Over six years management experience producing high quality event experiences in Australia for luxury, FMCG and technology brands as well as Federal Government agencies.

Specialties:
Meticulous logistical planning, operations management, professional service delivery.

Passionate about:
A well-executed production schedule, creating unforgettable guest experiences, team training, mentorship and empowerment.


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justine cummins
client services director

Qualifications:
Diploma of Hospitality Management, Macleay College, Sydney

Experience:
Over two decades working in the luxury brand and tourism markets with an in-depth knowledge of public relations, events, branding and strategic partnerships.

Specialties:
Working closely with clients to achieve the best outcomes for customer engagement and communication strategies.

Passionate about:
Customer advocacy and creating unique and innovative solutions for clients that set a benchmark for their industry.


Mikaila-Sparkes-Event-Coordinator


mikaila sparkes
event manager

Qualifications:
B. Management; Events and Leisure, University of Technology, Sydney

Experience:
Three years working in a market-leading corporate event management agency on a variety of large and small-scale projects and events for large Australian corporations and global brands.

Specialties:
Brand activations, emerging event technologies, logistics management.

Passionate about:
Helping clients turn their ideas into memorable events, creating engaging and unique experiences for guests.


belinda-tonks


belinda tonks
event manager

Qualifications:
Adv. Dip; Travel, Tourism and Hospitality Management, Australian Careers Business College
Executive Ready Program; Women and Leadership Australia

Experience:
Over 8 years of experience in the events industry, working on large-scale sporting carnivals, outdoor events and festivals in addition to small-scale boutique conferences and celebrations.

Specialties:
Green space events, operational and timeline management, and seamless communications.

Passionate about:
Exceeding client’s expectations and bringing every stage of an event to life.


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paige gibson
event coordinator

Qualifications:
B. Management; Events and Leisure, University of Technology, Sydney

Experience:
In-house event coordination at iconic Sydney venues specialising in corporate events and private functions and a background in media and public relations working with a diverse portfolio of global brands.

Specialties:
Creative event solutions with an innovative and contemporary approach. Seamless execution and meticulous planning.

Passionate about:
Working collaboratively with clients, suppliers and colleagues to deliver memorable, flawless and innovative events that exceed the expectations of clients.


lily-mostyn


lily mostyn
event coordinator

Qualifications:
B. Communications; Public Communication and Public Relations, University of Technology, Sydney

Experience:
Two years working for high profile luxury, FMCG, technology, automotive and financial services clients on a wide variety of events, celebrations, launches and conferences.

Specialties:
Creative input and innovation, styling and theming, project organisation and administration, communication.

Passionate about:
Producing show-stopping events that create long-lasting memories for guests.


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madison limberg
office manager & event coordinator

Qualifications:
B. Management; Events and Leisure, University of Technology, Sydney

Experience:
Over five years working in office management and administration in addition to internship programs in event management and public relations.

Specialties:
Multi-tasking, priority management, communication, organisation.

Passionate about:
Working as part of a team to create unique and memorable event experiences that create joy and success.